India's national game involves a bat and a ball, but it's not baseball.
Players earn US training stint in May after winning pitching contest.
Cuba will defend its Olympic title against South Korea in the gold medal match on Saturday night.
South Koreans have also defeated 2000 Olympic champions the US and Baseball World Classic winners Japan.
Batter Jayson Nix US was struck in the left eye by a fastball from Cuban hurler Pedro Luis Lazo.
Cuba have won Olympic golds but lost the 2000 Sydney final 4-0 to the US squad.
Baseball has been dropped from the Games starting at London in 2012.
It was introduced as a demonstration sport at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics.
The teenager's javelin throwing skills landed him a $100,000 baseball deal.
Hema Malini is the Chief Patron of the Women's Baseball Federation of India.
It's a home run that's crossing continents like never before.
The people there believe that it is the best game you can play with bat and ball.
Mahatma Gandhi returns to the silver screen but as a baseball player in the US in a mockumentary.
Short film imagines Mahatma making top secret visit to the US and playing for the New York Yankees.
Ibnlive brings you the spirit of sports-here are some of the biggest shots played in the last few days.
The five Indian cities chosen for MLB's coaching programme are Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Imphal.
Die-hard baseball fans will soon have a way to be close to their favorite teams in the afterlife.